Record Details

NHER Number:14178
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman grey ware bowl


Digging in 1976 recovered a Roman grey ware bowl, decorated with barbotine dots and circles and an incised chevron, from this site.


  • A Roman bowl from Walpole.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TF 4931 1683
Map Sheet:TF41NE

Full description

1976. Found in digging pit through fen silt around 6ft (1.8m) deep.
Roman grey ware bowl, imitation Drag 37, barbotine dots and circles, incised chevron.
Complete, but broken and mended with tarry black substance - Sylvia Turner (NCM) suggests shelac-based. If so pot has been repaired in last 200 years and is therefore redeposited.
Drawn, (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Unknown. 1976. Drawing of a Roman grey ware bowl.. Card. 1:1.

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